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Volcano Term Definitions
The opening at the earth's surface through which volcanic materials issue forth.
A small air pocket or cavity formed in volcanic rock during solidification
A measure of resistance to flow in a liquid (water has low viscosity while honey has a higher viscosity.)
A generally curved linear belt of volcanoes above a subduction zone, and the volcanic and plutonic rocks formed there.
A persistent volcanic vent area that has built a complex combination of volcanic landforms.
A massive pillar of rock more resistant to erosion than the lavas and pyroclastic rocks of a volcanic cone.
Roman god of fire and the forge after whom volcanoes are named.